Why this city's decision to increase minimum wage to $15 was a terrible idea.

Black moms three times more likely to die in childbirth

While moms in the United States die during or right after childbirth at a higher rate than in any other developed country, the statistics show that it’s African-American mothers who are at the highest risk.

President Trump says he wants at least 6 million people off welfare

The message from the White House is clear: "If you're on food stamps and able-bodied, we need you to go to work."

'How many hot dogs do Americans eat on the 4th of July?' and other Independence Day numbers

Americans are known for being patriotic every day of the year, but Independence Day, the Fourth of July, is the peak display of that. Sit back in your red, white and blue attire, pet a bald eagle and enjoy this ...

White House proposes $9.2 billion cut in education funding

No one ever said that higher education wouldn’t cost money. Across the country, tuition is steadily rising and students are taking longer to pay off their student loans.

WATCH: Ice Cube checks Bill Maher on "house n---a" remark

Maher apologizes for blunder, then gets schooled by Cube and Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.


Jury hears Bill Cosby's apology for 2004 sexual encounter.

Use-of-force expert: Minnesota officer justified in shooting

Philando Castile informed officer he had a gun before he was shot.

In every service branch, black troops more likely to be punished by commanders, courts: Report

Black service members are up to two times more likely to face court-martial or other forms of military punishment than their white counterparts in an average year, an analysis by advocacy organization Protect Our Defenders has revealed.


Accuser's mother bolsters story Cosby drugged, assaulted her.


Iconic TV dad's legacy and freedom at stake.

'He doesn't get a pass'

Rev. Al Sharpton slams Bill Maher over use of N-word.

Perfect Attendance

This high school grad hasn’t missed a day of school in 13 years.

How this 'very smart brotha' is raising very smart kids

An interview with popular blogger Panama Jackson.

D.L. Hughley on Kathy Griffin:

'If you got mad at her and didn’t say (anything) about Ted Nugent, you’re a hypocrite.'